Re-opening for Food from Friday 7th August

The lovely people at Lesley’s Kitchen – the award-winning caterers we use for our popular pre-show suppers – will be cooking …

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A Summer Film Programme Launched for the Holidays!

As the country begins to open up again, Ropetackle is delighted to present a film programme for August to help …

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Black Lives Matter

Today the Arts Council published a blog that states unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. Ropetackle supports the statement below “We need to …

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Rescheduled Shows

Hello valued customer of Ropetackle! Firstly a massive thank you to everyone who has stuck by us over the past …

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We received Arts Council/National Lottery funding!

We have been awarded a grant of £34,800 through the national Arts Council scheme, which helps venues like ours stay …

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COVID-19 Latest

From 4th August, Ropetackle has reopened to show films and is available for hires. We are continuing to monitor all …

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RE-SCHEDULING OF SHOWS As previously indicated, our staff are in the process of rescheduling shows which have had to be …

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She Shore Finalists

PRESS RELEASE She Shore Live Finalists Ride the Ropetackle Wave to Success We are thrilled to announce the names of …

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Snow White Raises £4k

Christmas may be long gone, but the spirit of Christmas isn’t as two local charities have found. Shoreham Food Bank …

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Snow White Goes to Shoreham Beach

PRESS RELEASE Children at Shoreham Beach Primary School were treated to an assembly with a difference on Wednesday 4th December, …

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Climate Change Summit

Shoreham Climate Change Summit will tackle issues head on   Ropetackle, Shoreham Wordfest and the Campaign for the Protection of …

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Ropetackle 2020 Fundraising Gig

Local community rallies round for Ropetackle Less than two weeks since the launch of its Ropetackle 2020 Patrons and Friends …

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Patron’s Scheme

ROPETACKLE LAUNCHES PLAN FOR SURVIVAL A new fundraising appeal has been launched by Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham’s purpose-built community arts …

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Ropetackle voted best Sussex Theatre and Arts Venue

For a small venue of only 200 seats, Ropetackle really does pack a punch when it comes to live shows. This …

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Ropetackle Film Club Shoreham Movies Cinema

Ropetackle Cinema goes Dementia Friendly

Ropetackle Cinema is proud to launch its new programme of Relaxed and Friendly Screenings with a showing of Mamma Mia …

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Exciting summer programme launched

Pirates, comedians, rockers, jazz stars, blues legends, breakthrough artists and a host of children’s shows and films…all these and more …

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Big Voices Set to Make Waves at Ropetackle

  Two of Europe’s most admired vocalists are appearing on the same stage when Jo Harman and Elles Bailey come …

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Food and Drink

Economy expert comes back to Shoreham for exclusive show

Paul Johnson, Director of the UK’s pre-eminent economic think-tank, the Institute of Fiscal Studies, makes a welcome return to Shoreham’s …

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Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Fresh from their appearance on CW Network and Netflix’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and a run of packed performances …

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Keeping children (and adults) fully entertained this Spring

Things never stay still for long at Ropetackle, the innovative multi-arts venue in Shoreham by Sea. You’d think with the …

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Shoreham Port: Past, Present and Future

The fascinating story of Shoreham Port, a symbol of progress and pride in the region, will be brought to life …

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Our heartfelt thanks to Brian, an original volunteer

Last Thursday April 12th saw the final day of work for long-time Ropetackle volunteer Brian Whipp. Brian, 77, joined the …

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JOB OPPORTUNITY – Ropetackle Café Manager

Ropetackle Café – Café Manager We have an exciting opportunity for a Café Manager to manage both front-of-house and behind-the-scenes …

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Introducing our new Saturday Sessions – free events!

The Ropetackle team is delighted to bring musicians, poets, singers and other creative types together to lead public sessions. We’re …

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Ropetackle Arts Portal

We’re happy to have launched a new series of workshops offering invaluable insight for aspiring arts professionals. Taking place on …

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“Oh Yes It Is!” Panto supports ‘Cancer Is A Drag’

LP Creatives (the theatrical team behind the Christmas pantomime) are proud to announce that they will be supporting the charity …

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A Fantastic November Barnstormers Comedy…

November: the traditional calm before the storm that is the Christmas silly season, and an opportunity to enjoy some top-flight …

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A ‘thank you’ from Water Aid

Another £1000 collected! With many thanks to you all from us (and from all the people now drinking clean water). …

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Ropetackle appoints first full-time director following 10 year success.

Ropetackle Arts Centre has appointed its first full time director. The appointment comes after the venue celebrated its tenth anniversary …

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  •   Another great Sunday Jazz , just love the place, great place To go Sunday jazz is just a delight once a month

  •   Lovely little place for a relax and chill in a morning! Coffee cake and a magazine. Meeting friends and family - or just a little working morning on my own!

  •   We have been to the panto at the Ropetackle several times and this year it was as good, if not better than ever. It had all the ingredients we... read more

  •   Recently moved to Shoreham, and it’s lovely to have an arts centre. There are lots of activities and the cafe provides a friendly central hub. We have attended several... read more

  •   Just returned from our first visit to this place to see a band. The refreshment prices were good for a venue, half the price of places like the o2 or... read more

    Marc H
  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

    chris b
  •   Recently saw the South Coast Soul Review at Ropetackle and enjoyed a really good live band. Always a nice atmosphere and you can enjoy a drink inside the performance... read more

    Josie C
  •   Fabulous friendly award winning venue run almost entirely by volunteers. Films.,bands, recitals talks you name it you can experience it here. Lovely cafe and bar and fab staff.

  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

  •   Attracts great diverse acts from nostalgic 1970s acts to new local talent as well as great comedy. Bar and informal restaurant there as well with good ale and appetising home... read more